August 13th, 2014
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Marilyn JoAnn Herman, 80, of Las Vegas, Nev., passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at her group home in Las Vegas. JoAnn was born Nov. 8, 1933, in Seymour, Ind., the daughter of Edward and Constance (Connie) Hughes.
CRIDERSVILLE — Cridersville Village Council took time to approve resolutions during its August council meeting held Monday night.
Looking back to the storm, deemed by the state a microburst, that hit last summer the village was pleasantly surprised when a reimbursement check was received from the state of Ohio for the costs of damages to the village and emergency assistance from the fire department.
As explained by Candy Stevely, village clerk-treasurer, Resolution 2244 deals with the appropriations of funds received from the state.
WAYNESFIELD — The Waynesfield-Goshen Board of Education approved the employment of more than 30 classified substitutes and accepted the resignation of two staff members at a regular board meeting Monday night.
Bus driver Larry Beers will resign effective Jan. 1, 2015, due to his retirement. Upon accepting his resignation, the board offered a statement regarding Beers’ service to the district.
A man was arrested for disorderly conduct at a wedding reception at 9:20 p.m. Aug. 8, at SoSerene, 16000 block of Boundry Road, Wapakoneta.
The Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office was alerted by the facility’s management of an altercation between guests. Arrested was Edward Crist, of Cridersville. Crist is suspected of using alcohol.
A man was injured in a 4-wheeler accident at 4:02 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 10, at Pusheta Creek MX, 10000 block of Winemiller Road, Wapakoneta.
Carl E. Shaffer, 92, of 207 West Street, Jackson Center, passed away Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at 4:18 p.m., at Wapakoneta Manor Nursing Home. He was born on Nov. 12, 1921, in Lakeview, the son of the late Farren and Myrle (Weber) Shaffer.
Ruth Ann Gerber, 83, of Jackson Center, passed away at 9:29 p.m. on Saturday, August 9, 2014, at St. Rita’s Medical Center.
She was born in Shelby County on Jan. 8, 1931, to the late Paul and Marjorie (Johnston) Kerns. On Nov. 14, 1953, she married Wayne Gerber and he survives.
Amy L. Bolmowski, 56, of Romulus, Mich., passed away on Aug. 5, 2014. Amy was born Aug. 22, 1957, in Wapakoneta. She was the daughter of Charles Huebner and Genevieve (Hill) Huebner.
Amy enjoyed watching Detroit Tigers games, studying the Bible and praying. Amy enjoyed going to Ohio to visit her family and also loved TV shows.
BOTKINS — As Botkins Local School students gather their bookbags and sharpen their pencils, they are preparing for the very last, first day of school in their current facility.
“It’s going to be a tough move,” Superintendent Connie Schneider said. “Kids’ parents went to school here. It’s right in the center of town. We’re going to try to recognize the importance of this building even though it’s going to be gone.”